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The INTREPID Center hosts training opportunities on best practice trauma-informed services for individuals working with youth and families.

Available training is offered both in-person and virtually, often at no-cost, and continuing medical education (CME) credits may be available.

Trainings offered

Project ECHO is a continuing education model to disseminate current best practice strategies for addressing complex topics across a range of settings. The Youth Trauma & Resilience ECHO will convene experts in child trauma and community-based youth-serving professionals to improve trauma-informed care across Indiana. Several tracks will be offered for different audiences throughout the award period.

  • Pediatric Healthcare Providers
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Child Welfare
  • Education

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is a structured, cognitive-behavioral, short-term treatment model that improves a range of trauma-related outcomes among youth ages 3-18.

  • NCTSN overview
  • Audience: Behavioral health clinicians and agency leaders

Risk Reduction through Family Therapy (RRFT) is an integrative, multi-component treatment approach to addressing co-occurring symptoms of PTSD, substance use problems, and other risk behaviors commonly experienced by trauma-exposed youth.

  • NCTSN overview
  • Audience: Behavioral health clinicians and agency leaders

Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) is a school-based cognitive-behavioral intervention for youth from 5th-12th grades who have witnessed or experienced traumatic events.

Based on the CBITS model, Bounce Back is an empirically supported, school-based, clinician administered cognitive-behavioral intervention for elementary school students exposed to stressful and traumatic events.

Support for Students Exposed to Trauma (SSET) is a 10-session support group adaptation of CBITS for children aged 10-16 who have been exposed to traumatic events.